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Tel: 617.340.9554



11 Homer Street

Newton, MA 02459

Shopping hours:
Every Tuesday. 4PM-7PM;
1st Saturday of the month 11AM-1PM
CLOSED Tuesday 12/24 and 12/31; 
SPECIAL opening Mon. 12/23 4-7pm
Donation drop off:
Tuesdays 12-2pm and 6-7pm and
first Saturday of the month 12-2pm
11 Homer Street (enter on Furber Lane)
Newton Center, MA 02459
phone: 617.340.9554
volunteer related EMAIL:
Remaining Pantry dates in December
Tuesday 12/10: 4-7pm
Tuesday 12/17: 4-7pm
Monday 12/23: 4-7pm

Centre Street Food Pantry

Our mission is to provide families within our community with consistent

access to nutritious food in a dignified and sensitive environment.


More than 375 families a month come through our doors, as continued cost of living increases in our community have forced residents to make hard choices between shelter, food, and medicine.

It Takes a Village

We can't do this alone. We believe that people and organizations working together make Centre Street stronger.  That's why we partner with the greatest folks around.  They help us feed more families. 


Centre Street is a respectful community where each person is treated with dignity and kindness. Our volunteers are trained to introduce themselves to shopping families and to treat shoppers as they would like to be treated.  We welcome families from Newton and all neighboring towns: Brookline, Brighton, Needham, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, West Roxbury

HEalthy Choices

We work hard at Centre Street to ensure our shoppers have lots of healthy choices.  An average of 2500 pounds of produce are distributed to our families each week.  And we share great recipes with our shoppers too - you know, if you've never cooked with kale, a fun recipe is key.

Monica, Centre Street Shopper

"I just finished chemo for cancer.  Some weeks I can carry my own groceries and some weeks I can’t. Everyone helps me out. Everyone here is super-crazy nice. I’m grateful to be a poor person in Newton. I grew up in Brookline so I didn’t realize what services were available when you run into a financial or health crises. I’m lucky to be here.” Monica's favorite Centre Street item to pick up is our fresh produce. “I love the perfectly ripe tomatoes — the ones you have today.”

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Each $10 donated will provide a weeks worth of groceries to a neighbor in need.  Consider a donation to Centre Street so we can continue helping others.